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horrible

Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːrəbəl; ˈhɒrɪbəl/

Translation of horrible in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (causing horror) [crime/disease/sight] horrible, horroroso
    Example sentences
    • She will never be able to forget it, never be free from the horrible memory that this attack will leave her with.
    • The horrible memory had temporarily overtaken her but now she was back in reality.
    • I think we are all waiting for someone to wake us and say it was just a horrible nightmare.
    1.2 (very unpleasant, nasty) horrible, horroroso, espantoso I've a horrible feeling we didn't invite the Smiths tengo la horrible sensación de que nos olvidamos de invitar a los Smith Mummy, Peter's being horrible to me mamá, Peter es muy malo conmigo
    Example sentences
    • While in hospital he was given build-up drinks which he disliked, and the food was horrible.
    • Everybody always used to eat porridge in Scotland and then we went onto the horrible sugary cereals.
    • It was a horrible gameshow in which the contestants' children were put in danger as their price of entry.

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